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Disease outbreak prompts 'containment area' expansion March 5, 2015 Virginia

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Disease outbreak prompts 'containment area' expansion March 5, 2015 Virginia,
... The deer that prompted the expansion was a 2-year-old buck that was killed by a vehicle in Shenandoah County, close to the Frederick County line. Two other CWD-positive adult bucks were killed by hunters in eastern Frederick County ...

Chronic Wasting Disease Nears Shenandoah Park March 6, 2015 Virginia,
... In 2009 it was discovered about 23 miles away from the park...  most of the deer in the park are around Big Meadows. Coyotes have come back in the park and are suppressing the deer population...  now “We realize that some ecosystems are fire-dependent,” ...

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